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Trump's acting chief of staff told reporters, "We do that all the time," when asked about withholding aid for political help. Later, he walked back that admission.
"Once again, the media has decided to misconstrue my comments to advance a biased and political witch hunt against President Trump," the White House chief of staff said.
"You don’t hold up foreign aid that we had previously appropriated for a political initiative,” Sen. Lisa Murkowski of Alaska said.
Justin Walker lacks the experience to be a lifetime federal judge, the American Bar Association says. But Republicans are ready to confirm him anyway.
Acting chief of staff Mick Mulvaney dismissed concerns that the president would personally profit by holding the summit at a property he owns.
The energy secretary said he'll soon be stepping down from the Cabinet after weeks of speculation over his departure, according to several reports.
The writer, whose real name is George Mentz, also sells certifications that you've likely never heard of.
The U.S. ambassador to the European Union criticized the president in prepared testimony to House committees as part of their impeachment inquiry.
Trump has called Democratic leaders, the news media, former President Barack Obama and the entire 2016 election "corrupt."
Vice President Mike Pence trumpeted the deal as a "cease-fire," but Turkey disputed that characterization.
The veteran Democratic representative chaired the powerful House Oversight Committee investigating President Donald Trump's impeachment.
"Rest In Power" trended on Twitter in honor of the veteran Democratic representative, who died Thursday.
The ambassador claims he didn't know Donald Trump was targeting Joe Biden in Ukraine — but the evidence was on front pages for months.
"I just think it’s another day in the life of Washington, D.C., these days," Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) said.
The veteran Democrat, who died Thursday at 68, recited a poem he said he lived by during his first-ever address in the chamber.
"The View" co-host lambasted the president for pulling U.S. troops out and then "pretending you didn’t do it.”
Brennan, the first woman to head the U.S. Postal Service, will retire in January after five years in the role.
Does the mayor whose fans think he's "bringing back kindness and compassion" risk losing support by going on offense?
The practice has been condemned by leading medical and mental health groups. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is standing behind it.
The groups said the mailing “creates a fear among individuals and communities that they must respond to the official Census."